terça-feira, dezembro 03, 2013

"2nd Call for papers | 10th World Congress of the RSAI, May 26-30, 2014, Bangkok, Thailand"


2nd Call for Papers
New deadline: December 20th,2013

The Regional Science Association International (RSAI) invites regional scientists, policy makers and researchers of related disciplines to participate in the 10th World Congress. The Congress will be hosted by the Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University, Bangkok. It will be held at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, May 26-30, 2014 on the theme of Socioeconomic Integration and Transformation: Reshaping Local, Regional, and Global Spaces.
The Congress will feature several world-renowned keynote speakers on cutting-edge urban and regional science and policy issues, expert panels, research presentations and posters. It will be attended by 500 delegates from the worldwide community of regional scientists.

Research topics related to the theme of the congress are particularly welcome, but the conference will be open to other topics within the broader contours of the regional science, urban and regional studies, geographical sciences and planning, and development.
We invite formal paper presentations as well as posters (new deadline - December 20th, 2013). The abstract submission portal is open, along with the congress registration system. Full information on the venue, abstract submission, registration, schedule of events, accommodation and travel information is posted at 
Delegates can already register for workshops and tutorials.

Workshop 1: Introduction to Spatial Agent-Based Modeling (Full day)
Workshop Facilitator – Yuri Mansury, PhD (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA)

Workshop 2: Exploratory Spatial Pattern Analysis: Revealing or Deceiving (Half-day/Afternoon)
Workshop Facilitator – David W. Wong, PhD (University of Hong Kong/George Mason University, USA)

Workshop 3:  Introduction to IMPLAN (Half-day/Morning)
Workshop Facilitator – Jenny Thorvaldson, PhD (IMPLAN Group LLC, Huntersville, North Carolina, USA)

Workshop 4: Land Use and Climate Change (Half-day/Afternoon)
Workshop Facilitator – B. Majumder, PhD (Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh)

Workshop 5: Design flood estimation under climate change (Half-day/Morning)
Workshop Facilitator – Samiran Das, PhD (Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh)

Publication opportunities will be available for papers accepted by the Program Committee. We plan to edits volume in the new book series published by Springer on New Frontiers in Regional Science: Asian Perspectives. All manuscript submitted for possible publication in this series will be subjected to the customary peer-review process. Also, a select number of manuscripts will be invited for publication in the international RSAI Journals Papers in Regional Science and Regional Science Policy and Practice.
Feel free to contact the secretariat of the Congress at 
2014worldcongress@regionalscience.org for further information.

We look forward to welcoming you in the dazzling city of Bangkok in May 2014.
Jean-Claude Thill, RSAI President
Tomaz Dentinho, RSAI Executive Director»

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